COVID-19 Vaccine Equity & the African Union

Dr. Ifeanyi Nsofor was on Al Jazeera News Hour on February 6, 2021 to discuss #COVID19​ #vaccinenationalism​ by richer western nations, vaccine equity and what African Union leaders must do to ensure herd immunity is achieved on the continent. Most importantly, richer western nations must realise that vaccine nationalism will NOT end #COVID19 pandemic. We are safer together.

COVID-19 Vaccine Equity

Dr. Ifeanyi Nsofor was on BBC News to discuss #COVID19 #vaccinenationalism by richer western nations, vaccine equity and what African leaders must do so we do not find ourselves again depending on richer western nations to vaccinate our people.

Moving From Epidemic Response to Epidemic Preparedness

Currently, there are more than 64 million confirmed cases of COVID-19, above 44 recoveries and almost 1.5 million deaths. The pandemic is surging in the U.S. and Europe. However, sub-Saharan African countries are responding better to COVID-19. This has confounded scientists and thought leaders.

Nigeria's Rising Maternal Mortality

The “Giving Birth In Nigeria” project looked into understanding the underlying causes of maternal deaths by developing and implementing a community reporting mechanism that captures data and the personal stories of maternal deaths.

Without Health, We Have Nothing

Millions of Nigerians face financial disaster when faced with a sudden heath crisis, as health insurance is still voluntary. Dr Ifeanyi Nsofor experienced this first hand, when his first child was born with congenital heart defects.

We are only as Prepared as our Weakest Link

Dr. Ifeanyi Nsofor is the Director of Policy and Advocacy at Nigeria Health Watch. At the #PreventEpidemicsNaija​ Policy Dialogue, he explained how nobody is safe during an epidemic outbreak.

Health Equity Talk by Ifeanyi Nsofor

Equity Talks provide fellows with the opportunity to reflect on what health equity and/or leadership means to them following their fellowship experience. Ifeanyi Nsofor is part of the 2019 cohort of Atlantic Fellows for Health Equity.

Dr. Ifeanyi Nsofor - Atlantic Fellow for Health Equity at George Washington University

Dr Ifeanyi Nsofor, Atlantic Fellow for Health Equity US + Global, on impact of Covid-19

How to Strengthen Nigeria's Healthcare System

Nigeria plans to spend about 4.1 per cent of the 2019 budget on healthcare, a far-cry from the 15 per cent agreed on by African Heads of State in Abuja declaration of 2001. CNBC Africa's Esther Awoniyi spoke to Ifeanyi Nsofor, Director at Nigeria Health Watch on how Nigeria can move the needle for the development of its healthcare systems.

Cholera Outbreaks Across Africa

In 2018, cholera outbreaks are raging across Africa. Dr. Ifeanyi Nsofor, CEO of EpiAFRIC discusses the outbreak on TVC.

Is Nigeria's National Health Plan Evidence-Based?

On September 7, 2018, Dr. Ifeanyi Nsofor, EpiAFRIC CEO was on Open Exchange West Africa Show anchored by Esther Awoniyi . They reviewed Nigeria's 6 trillion naira National Strategic Health Development Plan. #Health4AllNaija​

5 Questions on Nigeria's National Health Insurance Scheme with Dr. Ifeanyi Nsofor

 Dr. Ifeanyi Nsofor, Policy and Advocacy Director at Nigeria Health Watch, answers five pertinent questions about the NHIS, and shares some strategies he believes the scheme must employ to increase functionality of its programmes.